Bargain Second-Hand Big Dishes For Sale

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moonbase

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Channel Hopper

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Channel Hopper

Channel Hopper

Suffering fools, so you don't have to.
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Not the dish, but if anyone wishes to experiment with a 0.8 offset dish for maximum signal at Ku band for very little money.

 
RustySpoons

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That dish and kit finally went to the only bidder for £50 - so, maybe the mount was not the best, but, together, that lot should have been worth more than that!!
(would have been tempted if it had been a bit closer)
It was me who won that.
 
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jeallen01

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Presumably the practical problem is identifying "dubious" listings like that amongst 1000's of others, and then proving that that is what is going on - versus, the many listings where the seller is being "very optimistic" regarding the price he/she is asking.
(there's a thread on the US photographic forum Pentaxforums.com called The worst of Craigslist/Shopgoodwill/eBay etc. which gives you some idea of what sellers offer at ridiculous prices!)
 
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Sometimes they list something they don't have to get their place in search engines. They then reduce their price to something realistic once stock arrives.
 
RustySpoons

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WHATAGOAL1

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anyone got a 2.4 cm to sell?
 
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moonbase

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anyone got a 2.4 cm to sell?

This one has been repeatedly listed on eBay for a year or more. The seller started it off at around £2200 and have reduced the price gradually down to the current £850 buy it now or make an offer.


There was one on Gumtree about a month ago for a bag of sand but I think it could possibly have been bought for a monkey. Based on sales that I have seen in the past few years the selling rate seems to be a monkey plus or minus a ton.
 
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....There was one on Gumtree about a month ago for a bag of sand but I think it could possibly have been bought for a monkey. Based on sales that I have seen in the past few years the selling rate seems to be a monkey plus or minus a ton.
Should have been in the Nature Pics thread :D
 
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This one has been repeatedly listed on eBay for a year or more. The seller started it off at around £2200 and have reduced the price gradually down to the current £850 buy it now or make an offer.


There was one on Gumtree about a month ago for a bag of sand but I think it could possibly have been bought for a monkey. Based on sales that I have seen in the past few years the selling rate seems to be a monkey plus or minus a ton.


... all those years you spent with Arthur Daley MB - shows up in you dialect lol.
 
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... all those years you spent with Arthur Daley MB - shows up in you dialect lol.

I have full confidence that the forum member (WHATAGOAL1) who asked about the availability of a CM 2.4m is well versed in the slang terminology of wad denominations.

For the uninitiated:

twenty ponies = one monkey
two monkey's = a bag of sand

I assume even the inhabitants of the Nature Pics topic know that five tons = one monkey !
 
william-1

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I have full confidence that the forum member (WHATAGOAL1) who asked about the availability of a CM 2.4m is well versed in the slang terminology of wad denominations.

For the uninitiated:

twenty ponies = one monkey
two monkey's = a bag of sand

I assume even the inhabitants of the Nature Pics topic know that five tons = one monkey !

.. Bless you my Son
 
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